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Stony Corals - Galaxea astreata Galaxea astreata is a cluster/colony of Stony corals, and like all corals, they are living animals. When not feeding, they retracted their polyps, showing themselves as hard stony corals. When they are feeding, they display their soft polyps, as shown in the picture with white spots at the end of the polyps/tentacles. Coral,Galaxea astreata,Mabul,Malaysia,Sabah,Stony Coral Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Stony Corals - Galaxea astreata

Galaxea astreata is a cluster/colony of Stony corals, and like all corals, they are living animals. When not feeding, they retracted their polyps, showing themselves as hard stony corals. When they are feeding, they display their soft polyps, as shown in the picture with white spots at the end of the polyps/tentacles.

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''Galaxea astreata'' is a large polyp stony coral of the ''Galaxea'' genus.

Similar species: Stony Corals
Species identified by Albert Kang
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By Albert Kang

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Uploaded May 18, 2018. Captured May 18, 2018 10:45.
  • TG-5
  • f/5.6
  • 1/160s
  • ISO200
  • 14.41mm